What's Your Story?
- You have a story, a life lesson, a testimony, a secret, or an experience that you know you need to share.
- You've overcome great obstacles, survived a difficult season in your life, or maybe your family has a history others can benefit from.
- Your triumphs and challenges may help someone see light at the end of a dark tunnel, and give hope for their tomorrow.
- You enjoy writing encouraging, engaging poetry or enlightening readers with your words of wisdom.
- You want to leave a lasting legacy or write our memoir.
I'm new to publishing; where do I begin?
If you're a first-time author, we suggest you read The Candy Publishing Interactive Q & A Guide. Many publishers prey on aspiring authors because they are new to the publishing world and excited about getting their book published. New authors have a limited knowledge or absolutely no idea what to expect. Before you choose a publisher and spend thousands of dollars, invest $10.50 and purchase the Q & A guide to educate yourself on the process. It's our Candy Publishing Workshop in print!
There are a variety of services offered to meet your writing and/or publishing needs. From one-on-one writing sessions to writing your book for you (ghostwriting). We'll help you write the book you've been talking about. Contact us to get started.
Just an Idea
So, you have a book idea, but can't seem to get the words out of your head and on paper.
We have Pen Pals to help you every step of the way with as little or as much help as
you need. Book development is crucial to the success of your book.
We'll connect you to one of our proficient editors to give you the level of editing your book requires. If you're going to cut cost on any part of your book, don't let it be editing! Editing or the lack of can make or break your book.
Your book deserves to be covered with eye-catching graphics, art, and images to grab potential readers' attention. We have talented cover designers to help your book be judged highly by its cover.
You have a book idea, but don't have the time or the know-how. We do all the work for you, and YOU get the credit. Give our team your notes and ideas, and we will produce and deliver a professional, publish-ready manuscript with YOUR name on it.
$8,000 (negotiable). If you're not familiar with what a ghostwriter does or how much they're paid, the following link will help you. How much should I pay a ghostwriter?
Believe it or not, this is where most authors fail. Once you get your book published, a new journey begins - getting it to the public and increasing interest. Social media is crucial to building your platform. Establish a following on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and other sites to help gain exposure for your book.
Depending on your budget, marketing packages vary,
What Does It Cost?
Because each book is different, an exact quote can be given once we view sample pages/chapters and determine what your manuscript will need. Editing, placement of illustrations, charts, the number of pages and words, and production is considered.
What is production? The process of putting the book together - text design, book cover design, page design and layout, position of chapter headings, titles, table of contents, etc...
We do offer payment plans with an initial payment due to initiate services. The balance is due upon approval of final page proofs for printing.